|"Scrap Rubber Needed" - F.D.R, 1942/06/15|
"Washington, DC: President Roosevelt appeals to nation, urging citizens to save and turn in all scrap rubber to Government for use in vital war industries." sound of FDR speech. (partial newsreel)
|Saipan Is Ours,1944/06/30|
(1) "The War on Two Fronts - Saipan Island: An American task force moves in on this strategic Jap island base within near bomber range of Tokyo's front yard. After four days of naval and air bombardment the Marines take over, suffering losses three times those at Tarawa, but Jap dead are more than ours and they lose 700 planes." (2) Deweys Meet The Press - Chicago, Ill.: Governor Dewey, Republican candidate for President, holds his first conference stressing his approval of the platform and deny...
|San Francisco Parley Ends, 1945/06/28|
[some sound missing] (1) "San Francisco, CA: President Truman flies to the city for the last session of the United Nations Conference and is greeted at hte airport by Secretary of State Edward Stettinius before a parade through the streets. At his hotel he confers with Adiral Nimitz on the war in the Pacific. Later he witnesses the voting as fifty nations sigh the Charter that marks ne hopes for an era of peace...
|Santo Tomas Prisoners Liberated, 1945/03/01|
(1) "Since their conquest of the Philippines in 1941, the Japs have been holding 3,700 prisoners on the campus of Santo Tomas University. As the American forces reach Manila in the current campaign, General MacArthur, with an Honor Guard of the 1st Cavalry Brigade enters the stockades to the cheers of the famished internees. Mail call finds them overjoyed again, only this time they weep openly." "Jap Artillery finds the range of the University and the assembly breaks up quickly, but not until se...
|Satchmo Swings In Congo, 1960/10/31|
Louis Armstrong arrives in Congo, plays trumpet (partial newsreel)
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|Satellite A Bust. Rocket Blows Up In First U.S, 1957/12/09|
(1) Vanguard explodes during launch of Explorer satellite (2) British train accident due to London fog (3) Amsterdam aquarium has sea horse, coral fish, lobster, eel (4) town in Georgia is leveled by gas explosion, town of Villarica (5) new Dutch ramjet helicopter demonstrated, rotor tips flame at night, looking like flying saucer (partial newsreel).
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|Screen Notables Hear Roosevelt Praise Industry, 1941/03/04|
(1) "Los Angeles, CA: Winners of Motion Picture Academy awards, including Ginger Rogers and James Stewart, hear President Roosevelt speak from the White House during colorful presentation ceremonies." scenes of FDR speaking about the motion picture industry; Oscars given to Jimmy Stuart for Philadelphia Story, acceptance speech by Ginger Rogers; (2) Santa Anita Handicap - horse race, shows crowd, George Raft, Bing Crosby (only crowd sound); (3) British Forces Rout Italians, Take Prisoners in Lib...
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|Sea Queen Home with 15,000 Vets, 1945/07/02|
(1) Cunard passenger liner Queen Elizabeth arrives with soldiers, most from 8th Air Force (2) Okinawa Mop Up, by Gen. Buckner and 10th Army (3) Bombers Rip Jap Outpost (4) World's Biggest Bomb -11-ton monster bomb that buries self deep in ground, used a few times in Germany (5) New Cabinet Members Sworn In - Hannigan as Postmaster General, Tom Clark, as Attorney General, Swellenback as Secretary of Labor, Anderson as Secretary of Agriculture (6) Santa Anita Handicap horse race - Thumbs tied Sea ...
Seattle "be-in" of students and hippies (partial newsreel)
|Sec. Wallace Stirs Foreign Policy Debate, 1946/09/19|
(1) "Washington, DC: Commerce Secretary Wallace, following his soft-terms-for-Russia speech, goes to the White House, where he agrees to cancel further talks for the present. Paris, France: Scretary of State Byrnes, whose dealings with foreign powers have put the U.S. in the van of those nations combatting the spread of Communism, is shown during an important meeting with his advisory staff." scenes of Henry Wallace who says he will not resign (2) Displaced Persons - "Upper Austria: Fifteen hund...
|Senate Probes Atomics, 1945/12/031|
Gen. Leslie Groves speaks to Senate committee (silent except Groves' speech) (partial newsreel)
|Senate Starts Racket Probe, 1933/10/25|
"Chicago: 'Spike' O'Donnell, a former South Side beer baron, who bears the title of 'the most shot-at gangster in the country,' tells members of a Federal committee investigating crime, of his re-action to the latest Federal drive on kidnapers and other lawbreakers." sound of O'Donnell speaking
|Showdown in Vietnam, 1965/02/08|
Pleiku in Vietnam, 8 died in recent attack, but 49 jets struck back, McNamara briefing with map shows response, speaks about retaliatory action approved by NSC; pictures of aircraft carrier and jets taking off; 2nd raid the next day by planes, Hawk missile battery, George McBundy arrives at Camp Holloway in Vietnam, visited hospital and Pleiku wounded, McBundy next day back at White House, speaks to press about the "sneak attack" due to nature of war in Vietnam and 'the contest against the commu...
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|Soldier Welfare Service Launched At Monster Rally, 1941/05/22|
(1) National Defense Highlights - "New York, NY: Addressing 15,000 parents, wives and sweethearts at the opening meeting of the United Service Organizations campaign, Thomas E. Dewey urges everyone to 'get behind' our fighting forces." Dewey speaks on the debate on foreign policy, "America stands united" (2) "Los Angeles, CA: Those laughable 'Buck Privates' Abbott & Costello who next are 'In The Navy' take a more serious view of national defense and urge all Americans to back the defense bond dr...
|Soldiers Stage 'Girlie' Show, 1942/02/04|
"Fort Slocum, NY: Modern 'Doughboys' doff their usual khaki and don, of all things, wome's clothes to star in their own version of 'Swing Fever.' Singing and dancing a la Broadway. You'll howl!" men dress as women for stage show (some sound) (partial newsreel)
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|Solons Visit Front,1944/12/29|
(1) "Members of the Military Affairs Committee, including Clare Booth Luce, visit various fronts where our troops are engaged. And General Patton shows them part of his remarkable army, in action." (2) Blackout Gear Trains Air Pilots - "The Franks 'Blackout Suit' for airmen is demonstrated on a centrifuge machine at the University of Toronto. The liquid chambers within the suit counteracts the centrifugal pressure which a pilot encounters when diving and twisting in combat action." (3) Fashions ...
|Soviet Envoy Talks With Roosevelt, ca. 1933|
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|Soviet's U.N. Proposals Answered, 1946/10/31|
Molotov speaks in Russian at UN General Assembly in Flushing Meadows, Warren Austin speaks in English (partial newsreel).
|Space History. Reds Orbit Two Craft|
Popovich and Nikolai follow two previous manned flights to become third and fourth Russians to orbit; globe animations, "Tracking stations indicate that there is little doubt of the success of the Russian feat that are seen as 2 years ahead of the U.S. effort." newspapers; Russians sent back TV pictures; jubilation in Russia (3) Herbert Hoover Library dedicated on his 88th birthday in West Branch Iowa; Truman is guest; Hoover received honorary degrees (partial newsreel)
|Space Mice. Plan 'Live' Satellite In 1st Recovery Test, 1959/05/21|
Discoverer III to carry live mice, satellite assembled, "far-reaching radar will track the satellite" and flying boxcar will capture the satellite (partial newsreel)
|Space Monkeys Meet Press After Missile Mission, 1959/06/01|
Cape Canaveral flight of 2 monkeys Baker and Able in test of nose cone re-entry, night launch of rocket, capsule fished from waters of Caribbean, Navy tug makes recovery, opened, monkeys removed unharmed, Baker is tiny squirrel monkey and Able is rhesus monkey (partial newsreel).
|Space Movie. Camera Records Missile In Flight, 1963/11/14|
Titan II launch in South Atlantic, with camera on 2nd stage - makes film of stage separation above earth, "The curvature of the earth is plainly visible. Through the magic of the camera earthlings take their first ride into space." (partial newsreel)
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|Space Policeman. Pegasus Measures Action Of Meteoroids, 1965/05/27|
(1) Saturn I rocket blasts off at night carrying Pegasus II satellite; animation of second stage, then spreads 96-ft wings (2) De Gaulle. . . - was elected president in 1958, on tour in France, wreath on statue of De Gaulle's hero Clemenceau (3) new Vietnam weapon - Coast Guard cutters sent to Vietnam to patrol coast, the "new policemen" (4) "Copter Sets Record" - XH-51A helicopter 240 mph (5) Chelsea flower show visited by Princess Margaret and Queen Mother, in heart of London (complete newsree...
|Space Progress. 'Man-In'Space' Capsule Recovery Successful, 1960/12/22|
(1) Cape Canaveral launch of unmanned Mercury capsule by Redstone rocket, the MR-1A capsule (glitches), fired down-range, griefly into space, then landed, total flight of 16 minutes, people examine recovered capsule (2) "Carrier Fire Is Probed" - USS Constellation in Brooklyn Navy Yard, nearly completed, but gutted by large fire, Navy Secretary speaks
|Space Race. A. F. Snares Satellite Capsule In Mid-Air, 1960/08/22|
Flying Boxcar snared capsule from orbit at 10,000 feet, satellite capsule reeled into plane (partial newsreel)
|Space Race. U.S. In Lead With 4.000-Mile Rocket, 1957/10/28|
(1) Operation Farside, test of rocket fired from balloon to carry instruments, 5th attempt successful to launch balloon, rocket blasts off from balloon (2) MacMillan speaks, following visit with Ike (no lip sync) (3) Ike makes Atoms for Peace award to Neils Bohr (partial newsreel).
|Space Secrets. new Rocket To Seek New Cosmic Data, 1956/09/31|
1) Terrapin research 2-stage rocket launched from Virginia (2) "Nato College. Defense Students Inspect U.S. Units" - visit West Germany bases, airborne units land by parachut, rockets displayed (partial newsreel)
|Space Tour. Kennedy Inspects Missile Center, 1963/11/18|
(poor quality) Cape Canaveral - JFK sees Saturn rocket, then helicopter to see Polaris fired from sub USS Andrew Jackson
|Space Triumph! Glenn Flight Thrills World, 1962/02/22|
Whole issue on Friendship 7 Mercury space flight of John Glenn; Glenn getting ready, puts on space suit, walks to launch pad, 6 am EST, 10 months after Gagarin, gets into his capsule on top Atlas missile, rocket blastoff, animation of capsule turning around, go for 7 orbits, "actual pictures of Glenn in the capsule" and animations of Glenn's orbit around earth, destroyer Noah lifts capsule aboard, Glenn rests and then lifted aboard helicopter for flight to carrier USS Randolph (complete newsreel...
|Space Triumph. Discoverer Capsule Recovered From Orbit , 1960/08/15|
(1) (glitches) - Discoverer XIII capsule recovered 333 miles from Hawaii, 50-star flag taken from capsule and given to Ike (2) Echo I satellite launched by Delta rocket from Cape Canaveral the next day, relayed telephone call from Ike to west coast, see tape recorder running (3) X-15 rocket plane soared to 151,000 feet, film of earth from plane shown (partial newsreel)
|Spanish Revolution Anniversary, 1957/04/08|
(21) 18th anniversary of end of Spanish revolution in Spain, Franco and daughter watch soldiers, "the caudillo looks on with pride, 18 years of peace and rebuilding" (2) Reno NV - first midget convention (partial newsreel)
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|Special Release - 425 Children Die As Gas Explosion Shatters School, 1937/03/20|
"New London, Texas tragedy - 425 Children Die As Gas Explosion Shatters School in center of rich East Texas oil field, caused by gas pockets in school basement."
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|Special Release - Europe At War!, 1939/09/04|
(1) "Dramatic scenes of a new conflict that may envelop the world in flames! Hitler's war machine rolls into Poland, encouraged to strike by the new pact with Stalin's 'Red' Russia. With Danzig seized, Polish infantry and cavalry rally to the defense of their homeland. Italy remains in the background, while Nazis pour into the Siegfried Line to stem a possible Allied thrust. England: Tense eleventh-hour scenes in London, as Prime Minister Chamberlain declares a state of war exists! Troops mobili...
|Special Release - The Coronation of King George VI, 1937/05/18|
"SEE the Archbishop Place the Crown Upon the Monarch's Head! Tremendous Throngs at World's Greatest Pageant! Britain's Peers in Glamorous Array! Premiers of the World-Wide Empire! The Members of the Royal Family! The Gilded Coach of State in its Triumphal Procession! The Galaxy of Glittering Military Uniforms in the Big Parade! Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, and Famed Landmarks! The Whole Glorious Ceremony! SEE the Actual Rites in the Historic Westminster Abbey! The Terrific National Enth...
|Special Release - Zeppelin Explodes Scores Dead, 1937/05/10|
"Lakehurst, NJ: Thirty-five persons die and scores of others are injured as the mighty dirigible explodes three hundred feet over the landing field at the end of her first voyage of the season from Europe. A terrific burst of flame engulfs the stern of the ship and spreads with the rapidity of lightning to the bow. The inferno of blazing hydrogen gas cremates all living beings in its path, as the twisted skeleton of the balloon settles quickly to the ground...
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|Spotlight Of History On The U.N, 1960/09/29|
(1) (glitches) Castro boards airplane; Sukarno arrives; King Hussein of Jordan arrives; Harold McMillan on rostrum at UN while Khrushchev pounds table (2) state dinner at White House for Japan emperor (3) non-functional inventions on exhibit in France (4) Fashion parade (5) Football - Giants vs 49ers (complete newsreel)
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|Spy Story of The Year, 1960/05/09|
In Moscow, Khrushchev tells Presidium the Gary Powers was alive and his plane shot down on May Day, spokesman Lincoln White makes statement
|State Theatre in Richmond, 1933/10/25|
Grand opening of State Theatre in Richmond, Virginia. (no sound)
|Storm Havoc. Hurricane Kills 43, Damage 15 Millions, 1955/08/15|
(1) hurricane Connie hits Carolinas, much crop damage, veers north, sideswipes NY, floods in suburbs (2) Flying boxcars collide, 66 die in ?Germany (3) Korea demonstrations support Syngman Rhee who wants arms inspectors to leave the country, and U.S. troops use tear gas (4) 11 American fliers return to Travis AFB (5) sports: soapbox derby in Akron Ohio, at Derby Downs only used once a year for this event (6) college allstars vs Cleveland Browns football game (complete newsreel)
|Strategy Talks. Kennedy Confers With His Congress leaders, 1960/12/22|
LBJ and Sam Rayburn and Mike Mansfield at Palm Beach confer with JFK (partial newsreel)
|Stratosphere Balloon Falls, 1933/08/07|
"Chicago, IL: Remarkable scenes on Soldier Field as Lieutenant T. G. W. Settle, USN, starts his projected flight into the upper regions of the atmosphere and hectic scenes in a nearby railroad yard following the big gas bag's crash due to a leaky valve." (some parts silent of this partial newsreel without narration)
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|Strikes Threaten Industry, 1946/01/07|
(1) strikers walk in picket lines, scuffle with police, Henry Kaiser signs agreement with UAW for his auto plant, man speaks (2) Kidnapping Tot Slaying Stirs Entire Nation (3) War Dog Gets hero Welcome in New York (4) Movies Honor War Finance Director - James Campbell retiring, had raised $150 million in war bonds (5) Fire Sweeps Army Post Exchange in Yokohama (6) golf (7) A Job With A Future - for army recruiting...
|Sudden Gale Akron at Lakehurst NJ 1932/02/22|
Navy dirigible is damaged by wind.
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|Suez Canal Seized By Egyptians, 1956/07/30|
Nasser tells crowd he has seized Suez Canal, pictures of canal and Mideast (partial newsreel).
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|Suez Crisis. British, French Rush Warships to Area, 1956/08/06|
(1) British ships in England prepare for action, aircraft carrier HMS Theseus leaves, French fleet sails from Toulon to Mideast (2) "Hear Barrier. Rocket Plane Tests metals at 1,900 MPH" - B-50 bomber releases Bell X-2 rocket plane; Col. Everest honored at AF convention (3) Argonne National Lab uses gamma radiation to preserve food (4) miniature railroad for Detroit Zoo, with monkey Julius as conductor on train, bears, ostrich is fed by boy (5) Fashion exhibit of watches (6) women platform diver...
|Summit Crisis. Mr. K. In Ugly Mood Over U-2 Incident , 1960/05/16|
(1) wreckage of U-2 of Gary Powers on display in Moscow, Khrushchev with press; Khrushchev arrives in Paris "in ugly mood"; Ike arrives "unsmiling" and speaks at airport, Khrushchev "insulting tirade" torpedoed the summit talks (no pics of Khrushchev)(2) France launched world's largest passenger liner, the SS France, commissioned by Madam De Gaulle (partial newsreel)
|Suspense Story. Nat'l Press Club Hears Hitchcock, 1963/03/18|
National Press Club in Washington DC with speaker Alfred Hitchcock, speaks humorously about his recent film "The Birds" his 50th movie - gets citation (partial newsreel). This is a temporary item created as an upload location for a better quality and better synchronised version of http://www.archive.org/details/1963-03-18_Suspense_Story
|Suspense Story. Nat'l Press Club Hears Hitchcock, 1963/03/18|
National Press Club in Washington DC with speaker Alfred Hitchcock, speaks humorously about his recent film "The Birds" his 50th movie - gets citation (partial newsreel).
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